Ben Bannister

Director IoT & Mobility, Tata Communications

Ben is responsible for marketing strategy, proposition development and execution for mobile communications & IoT services and solutions at Tata Communications.

Prior to joining Tata Communications, Ben held a variety of product marketing, product management, marketing operations and programme management roles, most recently working with clearing house service providers Syniverse and MACH. Previously working within the OSS/BSS software industry with CSG, Netcracker, Martin Dawes Systems and Amdocs.

In addition to a 12 year career in the IT services and applications software sectors, Ben spent more than a decade working in the semiconductor industry in a variety of operations, channel management, sales and customer support roles variously with AMD, National Semiconductor, RACAL and INTEL.

Ben has written and contributed to a number of published articles and has been a regular speaker and panelist at conferences in Asia, Europe, Middle East and the Americas.  He has lived and worked at various times in France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, UK and USA.

Ben holds a BA (Hons) in English from Essex University, an MBA in International Business Management from Strathclyde University Graduate Business School, an MSc in Information Systems Design from Kingston University and a Diploma in Marketing from the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing.